Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 13 to 15 inches at the withers
    Females – 13 to 15 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    30 to 40 lbs.
  • Coat

  • Color

    White with any combination of lemon, orange, black, sable, tricolor, or grizzle markings
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Agility, Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Conformation, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor


The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is a French scent hound developed in the 16th century to hunt small game over difficult terrain. This vivacious, outgoing breed is confident, happy and willing to please. The PBGV is best-suited for experienced dog owners with older children and fenced yards. A pack hound, he gets along well with other dogs and generally is happiest in their company. The breed does best with daily exercise.

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